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in the mountains, western maryland, west virginia into the upper 40s. and in southern virginia, in the upper 50s. and over the last 12 hours, we've seen the circulation in the atmosphere that triggered yesterday's storms, pulling off to our north and east. a little drizzle around this morning. and as the day progresses, we'll have the winds picking up. highs reaching the low 60s. and quite a bit of cloudiness, just the slight chance of a sprinkle early this morning and later on in the afternoon. more sun tomorrow, highs mid 60s. and near 80 by friday. how's the traffic, engineer? >>> the drive along i-95 uncomplicated. but as tom had mentioned, some patches of light rain, mist, coming down. so the roads may be a little slick. but out of dumfries and dale city, accident-free. interstate 270, wet pavement this morning. authorities were checking for an accident in the local lanes, 270 southbound between 78 and montrose road. and watch out, it will be slick this morning. >>> well you'll have a chance this evening to pay your respects to the late civil rights pioneer, dorothy height. she's died last
for fun™. >>> we did not receive the miracle we prayed for. >> heart break in west virginia. overnight the bodies of four missing miners were found inside a coal mine. how officials are trying to stop the tragedy from happening again. good morning, i am aaron gilchrist. and a little cool this morning, but a nice day, justin. >> yeah, that's right. it's a bit of a chilly start. we are not used to this, and it has been a week and a half since we have seen temperatures down in the 40s, but this is typical for an early morning april start. and still some 30s showing up across the virginia piedmont down towards culpepper, and even towards the mountains we are looking at the 30s. here in the district, mid-40s, and prince georges county, and frederick another cool spot at 39 degrees. the sun will come up at 6:39 this morning, and plenty of sunshine warming us back up this afternoon. and just a beautiful forecast, and we will have the complete details coming up. >> average is pretty nice these days. thank you very much, justin. >>> we are following breaking news from russia this morning. that'
in prince george's county. watching this light rain, scattered showers moving into virginia out of the carolinas and the tennessee valley. that will be with us time to time throughout the rest of the day, occasional passing light shower, highs reaching the low 60s. but this rain activity should end this evening. then we get sunshine back tomorrow, morning lows in the upper 40s, afternoon highs near 70. then partly cloudy on friday. morning lows mid-40s, afternoon highs again near 70 degrees. as we get into the weekend, looks like we're going to have a wet pattern come in. saturday looks like we could get showers. morning lows in the mid 40, afternoon highs mid-60s. looks like heavier rain may move in sunday. now jerry, how's the traffic on this wednesday morning? >> tom, good morning. we're doing fine. good morning everyone. the drive along 395 quiet so far and at this point appears to be on dry pavement. good news if you're getting ready to hang out. let's go over to maryland and head over to the american legion bridge from the maryland shoreline. right side is the outer loop.
to 64. that's a cooler spot. 70 in martinsburg, west virginia. our forecast for today, increasing clouds, showers and thunderstorms rolling in, but probably not until late this afternoon and evening. heaviest rains and shower chances coming after 8:00 p.m. this evening. for tomorrow, a lingering shower or two first thing this time tomorrow morning. sunshine breaking out by tomorrow afternoon it will feel cooler than average tomorrow, believe it or not, temperatures will stay in the mid to high 50s that will feel down right cold compared to the back-to-back 90s we've had. it's going to be a toasty one today, jerry. temperatures up into the mid 80s once again. >> chuck, we will be prepared. let's see how we're doing. early morning thursday morning commute getting under way. quiet northbound and southbound right now. as you make the trip on the capital beltway no hangups. let's see how we're doing along 270 southbound there was overnight road work headed out of gaithersburg, they are in the process of picking that up. northbound still working on the roadway, but no significant delays so far
in the panhandle of west virginia up into pennsylvania, some scattered showers across west virginia and into the ohio valley. that area of low pressure is going to be coming down our way later on today, and before that we may see a little sun this morning. but overall, a cloudy day, some showers by midday and then perhaps some afternoon thunderstorms, some of which may be severe. could produce some hail and damaging winds. that would be from about 3:00 orr 4:00 in the afternoon all the way through perhaps early evening this evening. highs reaching near 70 before then. things should settle down by late this evening and by dawn tomorrow maybe lingering light showers. after that we ought to get sunshine back by tomorrow afternoon with highs in the mid 60s. then the weather does settle down considerably midweek. we veal the shine back on wednesday. should be partly cloudy. morning lows near 40. afternoon highs into the mid 60s. then lots of sunshine for thursday with highs near 70. let's check traffic on this monday morning. jerry, how is it look sng. >> good morning to you. good mornin
miners in west virginia. officials determined that the mine's air is now safe enough to allow crews back in. jay gray has the latest from raleigh county, west virginia. >> reporter: for the third time since monday's explosion an anxious and determined group of rescue members made their way into the upper big branch mine sometime after midnight. >> we'll be in a position this evening or this morning to make a mad dash. >> reporter: carrying four extra oxygen masks the crew will push towards two reinforced safety chambers about five miles inside the mine. experts agree the only way four missing miners could have survived if they made to it these safe havens. >> i hope they will come out alive. >> reporter: as they pray for that miracle they must prepare for the reality of the lives that were lost. today recovery teams will begin the grim task of removing the miners of those who died in the blast. >> it will be a slow process. we got to respect the bodies. i don't have a time frame on it. we'll just try to do it as soon as possible. >> i believe families are relieved and knowing this proces
. generally in the mid-50s around town. 51 in prince georges county. and martinburg, west virginia, 49 degrees this morning. and the radar, there is a ribbon of rain showers this week, but the industrial strength is arriving late this afternoon and evening and much through the day tomorrow. and there is a forecast today, a mix of sunshine and clouds early. temperatures in the low 60s, and a high temperature, a 70% chance of rain today and a 60% chance of more rain tomorrow and then again on monday and lingering on tuesday. we needed to catch up where half of the average rainfall is what we have, so we will get caught up. >> thank you, chuck. >> you are welcome. >>> new today, a man is in in the hospital after being stabbed. it happened in wheaton. the man was conscious and breathing when taken to the hospital. he is currently in stable condition. police are still looking for his attacker. they think he might have gotten away in a blue vehicle. >>> court papers show a suspect in the d.c. mass shooting is cooperating with authorities. court papers outline the time line behind the killings. it be
ceremonies will be held across virginia today on the third anniversary of the virginia tech massacre. on april 16, 2007, a student opened fire on the blacksburg campus killing 32 people before turning the gun on himself. today at 9:30 a.m., governor bob mcdonald will lead a ceremony at the capitol. as part of the ceremony, the bell tower will ring 32 times in remembrance and honor of the victims. virginia tech has canceled all classes today. >>> on the same day as this anniversary, three virginia congressmen are urging their colleagues to sue closing the gun show loophole. the three are pushing the bill that would require private sellers to perform background check for buyers at gun shows. the families of the victims of the virginia tech tragedy are sue you porting the bill. >>> the pentagon is changing its policy on how privately owned guns can be handled at military installations in wake of year's deadly shooting at ft. hood. robert gates is ordering a new policy to cover all branches of the military. he wants an interim plan in place by june with a permanent policy implemented nex
county in the low 40s. it's below freezing in the mountains of western maryland and west virginia, near 30 degrees there. near 40 now on the eastern shore. mid-40s through southern virginia. and over the last 12 hours we've had the afternoon clouds break up and overnight we cleared out and starting off clear and chilly this morning. later on today, blustery northwest winds. it's going to be cool with lots of sunshine, though, highs reaching the low to mid-60s. and then another chilly night tonight. back down to near 40 degrees by dawn tomorrow. but with bright april sun and a diminishing wind on thursday we should make it to near 70. then feeling like summertime on friday and saturday, both days highs climbing into the low 80s, morning lows near 50 on friday, near 60 on saturday. we'll take a look at sunday and next week coming up this half hour. how's traffic? >> as we get under way, pretty quiet. had a bunch of road work, now looks like we're doing well on the beltway near arlington boulevard and in the overnight hours authorities were detouring traffic off the inner loop to i-66 beca
side, maryland. 39 in springfield and dale city. 37 in manassas. 39 martinsburg, west virginia. when a nice day it will be today. plenty of sunshine today. that's how the irish republican army would say it. 76 degree. >> we have a wrinkle the rush hour. folks coming out of fredericksburg, 95 northbound before you get to -- sorry, north of route 3 before route 17, accident to the left. trackter tiler involved. route 3 to route 1 to 17, back over to i-95. relatively easy. overnight road work, the interchange at quantico should be wrapped up. let's head over to see how we are doing elsewhere. road work on the inner loop. braddock road, few moments ago, flashing lights. they are still out there. >> jerry, thank you. >>> it is now 18 minutes before the top of the hour. why there's suddenly more rest for the weary along virginia's highways. >> search for two missing cousins. why their cell phones could be a crucial clue about what happened to them. >>> a father ar renchlgts cue efforts continue in china following strong earthquakes that struck a mountainous reege original near tibet yester
virginia. here's a look at the satellite. the last of the rain showers long gone now across the southeastern tip of virginia, northeast north carolina moving away from us. so we do have really thick fog this morning, primarily from frederick, maryland to the northern virginia piedmont, that will last through 9:00 or 10:00, then plenty filled with sunshine our skies will by later on this afternoon. high temperatures today upper 50s to low and mid-60s so a hint cooler than average. but the big time warm-up returns for thursday and friday. jerry, over to you. >> all right, chuck. good morning. let's see how we're doing. some areas shrouded by fog, this is 95, north from lorton. the visibility pretty decent to the capital beltway. along i-270, plenty of fog as you make the trip south to germantown and south, so be aware of it. some of that fog you come up on it rapidly with little notice. folks you can see slamming on brakes, be cautious. >> good morning to you, thank you. >> good morning, jerry. shocking new developments regarding the firing of hundreds of d.c. teachers. six mo
with the final four and the national championship is set. duke against west virginia last night for the chance to advance. the blue devils downed the mountaineers, 78-57 thanks in part to john shier. duke will meet underdog butler on monday night. the hometown bulldog beat michigan state 52-50. gordon heyward scored 19 points. butler will appear in the ncaa title game for the first time in school history. >>> on the ice, alexander semin scored his goal ensuring the victory. >>> yesterday kevin youkilis hit a 2 two-run homer. the nats fall 6-1. opening day is monday against the phillies. that's your sports minute. >>> we now know gilbert arenas will serve his time at a halfway house in montgomery county. he pleaded guilty back in january to possessioning a gun without a license. a judge sentenced him to 400 hours of community service and 30 days in a halfway house. arenas will serve his time at the montgomery county pre-release center, which allows residents to leave for work or community service. arenas' arrival date has not been released for security reasons. but it is expected to happen soon
asking for your help to find the suspect. he said to be driving a 1999 silver acura with virginia tags, xks-1522. >>> classes will resume at eastern high school in the district after a fire. about 100 firefighters battled that blaze in the 1700 block of east capital street northeast sunday afternoon. the fire destroyed a rubberized roofing material that crews were laying down. investigators say the fire started on the roof of one of those buildings that was undergoing renovation. it appears to be accidental. investigators are trying to find out what sparked the fire. a few workers were inside and got out safely. firefighters were called to this restaurant fire in prince george's county. the fire broke out at the mid-atlantic seafood just after 1:30 sun afternoon. fire and smoke were seen coming from the roof when firefighters arrived. the restaurant was evacuated. no injuries reported. the cause of that fire remains under investigation. >>> we're following breaking news from new york city. more than 250 firefighters battle a seven alarm fine a high rise building on manhattan's lower ea
. through central virginia and into the central shenandoah valley, temperatures a couple degrees above freezing. lower valleys may have patchy frost. right around washington no frost. mid 40s in prince george's county, montgomery, fairfax counties now in the low 40s. low 40s northern shenandoah valley and around the panhandle of west virginia and eastern shore. view from space shows a clear skies here and we'll have lots of sunshine this morning and by later on this afternoon we should be warming up into the mid 60s with a diminishing wind. it's been blustery over the weekend. likely we'll make it into the mid 40s by dawn tomorrow. should be clear. and then a mostly sunny day on tuesday. again, highs reaching mid 60s and then on wednesday, we'll have morning lows in the upper 40s. afternoon highs mid 60s. quite a bit of cloudiness on wednesday. a small chance of a few sprinkles and partly sunny. highs mid 60s. let's check on traffic for this monday morning. how is it looking? >> welcome back, tom. let's look at the inner loop from the american legion bridge to i-270 overnight road work
apprentice." >>> men were taken to a federal courthouse in norfolk, virginia, yesterday. the u.s. flew the suspected somali pirates from east africa where they were held on american ships. if convicted, they face a mandatory life sentence. >>> the boy scouts of america must pay more than $18 million to a s abuse victim. jurors in portland, oregon, ordered the boy scouts to pay jerry lewis $18 million in punitive damages. the abuse happened back in the 1980s. >> i don't have closure yet. i have a long road ahead of me, still. but a huge jumping point, a huge start for me. >> last week a juror found them negligent. they noted the scouts never apologized to lewis. >>> crossing guards could be next on the chopping block in fed rick county, maryland. the sheriff's office considering eliminating the jobs at a dozen schools because of the budget. parents are not the only ones concerned about the proposal. >> reporter: how important are the crossing guards to you? >> very important. >> reporter: every afternoon when the elementary school here gets out hundreds of kids rush a across the busy in
in the bedroom of a 13-year-old girl in fredericksburg, virginia. jackie benson spoke with the family. >> hit picture and shattered the picture. >> reporter: this is the hole made by a 9-millimeter bullet that went through three walls, two exterior and one interior, and a house plant before bouncing after the wall of a 13-year-old girl. it was about 4:00 p.m. wednesday. the eighth grade student had been lying on her bed studying moments earlier. >> then i got a call and i answered it and like i just dropped the phone and then i picked it up. she was, like, what was that noise? i was like, i don't even know. when i came out, it was kind of smo smoky. that's why i thought it was the outlet that exploded. then i came in here and saw the hole. >> reporter: she did what any teenager did in that situation. she called her dad. edward campbell is executive chef at the restaurant. >> the damage it could have done to my daughter, that's the ultimate. >> reporter: police were called. once everyone was assured she was okay, the question became, what happened? >> it was the neighbor in the adjacent apartm
on this easter sunday begins with the final four and the national championship is set. duke against west virginia last night for the chance to advance. the blue devils downed the mountaineers, 78-57 thanks in pa to john shier. he scored 23 points. duke will go for its fourth national championship in school history. duke will meet underdobutler on monday night. the hometown bulldogs beat michigan state 52-50. sophomore gordon heyward led the way scoring 19 points. butler wins its 25th straight game and will appear in the ncaa title game for the first time in school history. >>> on the ice, capitals in columbus. alexander semin scored his 38th goal of the season, the caps win it 3-2 setting a franchise record with their 51st victory. in baseball, the nationals wrapped up spring training against the red sox yesterday. kevin youkilis hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the sox never looked back. the nats fall 6-1. opening day is monday against the phillies. that's your sports minute. him hakem dermish. have a happy easter. >> thank you. >>> well, with you now know wizards guard gilbert arenas
of new hampshire avenue. northern virginia, a quiet start so far, a you make the trip north of out of fredericksburg to dale city, all travel lanes reported open. >>> a new video shows the brutal beating of a university of maryland student at the hands of police officers. it happened as crowds celebrated a big win for the basketball team last month. now police have suspended one officer and are trying to identify a second to punish. news4's jacky benson has the story. >> we know he's singing a fight song. we know from the other video, he didn't say a word to the officers, they don't give him any orders. and you can see what they do. >> reporter: attorney christopher griffith said these images show what happened to his client, 22-year-old jonathan mckenna. said the injuries required head staples. and prince george's county police the night of march 3rd, when students filled into the downtown college park. both students were charged with assaulting mounted police officers. documents charge that the men struck the officers and the horses, the and that both men were kicked by the horse
across far south western virginia lifting in our direction. you can get the sense there's another big block down here in southwestern virginia that is rain free. that's our late morning, early afternoon time frame around here. as a result, we'll have many more dry hours coming up for late this morning into early this afternoon. but with the warm front lifting in our direction, we'll get into the warm sector, the more unstable part of the atmosphere is. that will bring up a chance for some showers and thunderstorms coming up later on today. even a slight risk again for today of severe weather from the washington area down into parts of the eastern carolinas. there's our future cast model. the main area of low pressure is still a long ways from coming through our area. as a result, thunderstorm chances around for late this afternoon and this evening and another opportunity for a rumble or two coming up during the day on monday for today, showers around first thing this morning. might get a break or two of sunshine around noontime before the showers and possibility of thunderstorms cook
george's county. 59 in springfield, virginia, 61 in quantico. there's a check of live doppler. no rain just yet. a cans for more showers maybe even a rumble or two of thunder later this afternoon. if you're headed out to nationals ballpark, the nationals and dodgers' first pitch 1:35 this afternoon. it will be a mild day at ballpark. have your ponchos ready to go just in case. i think they'll be able to get the game in though. >> more than three dozen. twisters ripped through the south on saturday. in yazoo city, mississippi, power full winds leveled many homes and businesses and nbc's jay gray reports from there. >> i'm in a tornado right now. >> the skies turned black and filled with driving rain, followed by a massive funnel cloud. just one of more than three dozen twisters that ripped across the southeast saturday. >> we're all right. we're all right. >> but much of mississippi is not. at least 16 counties were ravaged by the storm, some of the most severe damage in yazoo city about 40 miles north of jackson. >> the worst thing i ever saw in my life. it's devastating. >> homes, bus
degrees in fredericksburg, virginia. our forecast for today mostly sunny. away from the bay, bay locations will have some bay breeze. up 70s and low 80s today and tomorrow another little you so much of summer time across the area with highs once again nosing in on 80 degrees. it's so nice outside you can almost tolerate sitting in some traffic. >> not a lot to sit in this morning. that's very good news. along interstate 270 the southbound flow, left side of your screen no worries, lanes are open. only iss you may run into southbound are the bright lights for the northbound road work that's tying up the left half of the roadway. those lights are extremely bright indeed. the trip along 95 northbound out of lorton up to the capital beltway, incident free. check your speeds this morning. as we head out on the beltway, springfield across the wilson bridge only seven minutes. continuing to move along nicely up to route 50 and between route 50 and college park a mere eight minutes. eun, pat, back to you. >>> looks good. >>> time now is 5:23. ahead in the news this morning the d.c. taxi bribery sc
'm sure isolated areas seeing the 30s across the virginia piedmont. somewhat average for our temperatures for morning hours. we are still looking at a frost advisory in effect till 8:00 this morning for areas across the shenandoah valley. those locations, sensitive plants would want those covered or bring them in. hopefully dull last night as the temperatures are getting close to frost criteria there. 52 again around the d.c. area. a little bit cooler out towards the beltway. warm air off to our south and west, st. louis 63 degrees. that's all headed our way today. enjoy another nice afternoon across the district and even the middle atlantic. traveling conditions, no problems heading in either direction. here's the next front to our north. stream of clouds coming across the great lakes. moisture is limited with this system. that front will slowly sag southward throughout the day today. we'll start to see increasing clouds late this afternoon. the high pressure system begins to pump in so the warmer air begins to return. the front crossing us overnight tonight, tomorrow morning. a few clou
as rainfall. and then showers coming across central virginia right now and confined south and east of the district as we talked about earlier. they are located around the eastern shore. and out towards salsberry maryland, and then calvert, st. mary's, seeing light rain showers. give it another two hours or so and you are looking at dry conditions. past 24 hours, there is a look at rainfall tallies. hagerstown picking up a little under an inch in the last 24 hours. and about 100th of an inch down towards pawtuxet river. yesterday we had a decent amount of rain but isolated in nature. and there are the temperatures starting back near the 50s in winchester, and 61 at national airport. the trend, again, will be falling temperatures throughout the morning, and then leveling off as we head throughout the weekend. and gust is gusting towards 39 miles per hour. and if you are heading out over the potomac waters there will be a small craft advisory, so watch out there. and then storms began to fall apart last night as the front approached. just to the north of the front, the cooler flow of
virginia. they won't be botring us. plenty of sunshine. mild today. little bit of a breeze right up alongside the bay. annapolis to st. mary's county cooler today. 78 downtown, our first 80 degree day the year coming up tomorrow. another one coming up as we head into saturday. a little bit of something for everybody not to mention it's the peak of cherry blossoms. you got to be happy about that and jerry edwards has a smile on his face. >> let's take a look over at the american legion bridge. folks are smiling as much as they can at 5:00 in the morning with no delays to report. overnight road work, head over to virginia, the road work on the beltway to near route 50 has been wrapped up. looks like the lanes re-opened. springfield interchange moving along very nicely. back to you. >>> this morning new information revealed about what led to a mass shooting in the district. nine people were hit by bullets in a drive by shooting in washington. now they were all gathered outside after a funeral of another murder victim. police have three suspects in custody, one man is suspected in both
right after this. >>> the widow of one of the west virginia coal miners killed in the explosion is suing. she lost her husband of 33 years in the upper big branch mine explosion. she filed a wrongful death lawsuit. 29 miners died in that explos n explosion. the company has not commented on the latest violations. >>> this morning scientist say the volcano is growing more active. that means more delays for passengers all over the world. frustration is building for the passengers flying across the atlantic from dulles. >> we were told the wrong information yesterday and we were to rebook ourselves. we wasted 24 hours where we could have been on an earlier flight. >> i have things i have to get back to. >> you look at it, and it's amazing to think about where does that come from. a lot of people were wondering what would happen if a jet flew some of that dust? >> the flight ban is not optional, but nbc's tom costello explains why. >> reporter: for modern jet aircraft, volcanic ash could turn a flight into a plunge. it happened in 1989 over alaska. flight 867 from amsterdam to tokyo flew thr
. crews are continuing to bring out the bodies inside the upper big brank mine in west virginia. we've learn that had rescuers actually walked past the bodies of the missing four miners on the first day but never saw them through the smoke and debris until yesterday. >> this has been a very heavy hearted community holding on to a fragile thread of hope. when that thread broke, the pain was excruciating. >> the investigation into what caused the explosion started yesterday. a team of federal investigators will arrive in west virginia tomorrow. the investigation could take up to a year. >> a 2-year-old boy died after falling from the third story window of a home. this happened at a townhouse on heritage oak court in reston, virginia. fairfax county police say the child fell through a screen. police say the child's parents were home at the time and it appears to be an extremely tragic accident. >> the time now is 9:08. texas stadium is no more. the implosion that happened less than an hour ago coming up. plus, saved by a cell phone. one man's incredible story of surviving an avalanche.
-quarter mile. but it's mostly in the rural areas of maryland and virginia where the visibilities are down to near zero to a quarter of a mile. right now, the temperatures are in the low 50s and 40s in the shenandoah valley, 40 there, 52 in washington. and the last of that rain from yesterday is now pulling off the coast. we have a clear sky over the fog and after the fog dissipates by midmorning, we'll have lots of sunshine and afternoon highs should climb into the low 70s. s there just a slight chance of an isolated thundershower later on or a shower this afternoon, only a small chance. tomorrow, mostly sunny in the morning, a few clouds in the afternoon. saturday and sunday rain is possible. jerry, good morning. how's the thursday traffic. >> good. morning to you, obviously. as mentioned, the fog is going to be an issue. as we head on out, take a live look at this is the approach to the american legion bridge. let's go over to virginia and see how we're doing over there. a changeable situation, some areas not experiencing any fog, others socked in this morning. we'll keep you updated. t
are also following a developing story in west virginia. overnight crews found the bodies of four missing miners at the upper big branch mine. the death toll stands at 29. the mission has shifted from rescue to recovery. steve is in raleigh, west virginia, with the very latest. >> reporter: this time rescue workers could see clearly and when they got deep in the mine they counted 22 bodies, and the four missing miners were among them. they were killed, said officials, by the original explosion on monday. the first wave of rescue workers missed the first four. miner, allen cox, his face still black from today's shift. >> it's heart wrenching. they are trying to do what i am doing, feed their family and take care of them the best way they can. >> reporter: now the remoovl of the bodies and the full investigation. >> the only good thing that can come out of this is educate everybody and put regulations in place to make sure this doesn't happen again. >> reporter: members of the extended west virginia family hit by the worse mining disaster in the u.s. since 1970. president obama has promised
with scattered frost. all of these counties in blue, likely scattered frost, including west virginia, where the temperatures are down into the upper 20s like yesterday morning. eastern shore in the low 40s. over the last hours. our sky has cleared out and lots of sunshine today. by noontime, ought to be in the 60s. then overnight tonight we'll have this past full moon up. it's not going to be as chilly by dawn on friday. ought to be down near 50. tomorrow's highs, low 80s and feeling like summertime and looking like the summertime pattern into the weekend too. saturday, partly cloudy and mid-80s, a chance of evening norms on sunday and perhaps get on monday. how's the traffic? >> a lot of roadwork in the overnight hours. we're moving along pretty well. traffic was being detoured for a while off the inner loop at i-66. that should be wrapped up. the district authorities are on the scene of a accident, minor in nature, but does involve an ambulance at new york avenue. authorities are on the scene. there was a patient in the ambulance and nobody seriously injured. another ambulance is on the s
will travel to west virginia to deliver a eulogy for the 29 miners killed in a coal mine explosion. the white house announced that the president and vice president would attend a memorial service on sunday. the april 5th blast at the upper big branch mine in raleigh county was the nation's worst coal mine disaster since 1970. president obama has ordered a sweeping review of mine safety records and called for stronger laws. >>> new york martin o'malley is speaking out. the video was released last week, shot during the celebration that followinged a big win by the university of maryland's men's basketball team over duke last month. the governor calls the beating a very serious issue and spoke about it yesterday during wtop's ask the governor program. >> lots of people have seen the video. very few of us were actually there on the scene. but i'm sure this matter will receive the attention that it deserves from the chief of police of prince george's county. >> four police officers have been suspended since this video was released. >>> stay tuned, right now, because news4 at 5:00 begins at this mo
the virginia piedmont and toward the mountains, mid 30s towards manassas and culpeper. the warm spot out along the chesapeake bay and potomac waters where temperatures in the low to mid 40s. sun up at 6:28 and a decent amount of sunshine by early this morning. this afternoon, could see a few clouds developing. a cold start to the morning means a cool afternoon. highs struggling to get to that 60 doig mark. good news is the winds a little bit less breezy. still a chill in the air. >> thanks so much, justin. >>> investigators are searching for clues inside an suv that belonged to a popular d.c. principal shot and killed. a neighbor called police when she spotted brian betts' stolen suv yesterday morning. the xtera was parked near fourth street in washington. the suv had been missing since betts was found shot to death in his bedroom in silver spring thursday night. >> that vehicle belongs to a murder victim, and it was taken from the scene of a murder when mr. betts was killed. there may be some information in there that will get investigators closer to learning who was responsible for his murde
of the mountains, a chilly morning there. in the upper 30s. mid-50s eastern shore and through southern virginia and across the carolinas. around the nation, we have this storm system that's taking shape here through the central plains, spreading some rain. all the way into the upper midwest from this system. this is drifting our way. looks like it's going to be in place for the weekend, i'm afraid. here's how we're looking for today. temperatures by 9:00 intoed mid-50s. perhaps into the near 60 degrees or so. then it does look like we'll have quite a bit of sunshine this afternoon. that was a little bit of a mistake there about the rain. pay no attention to that. it looks like a sunny day today. overnight tonight, increasing clouds. during the day tomorrow will be cloudy and cooler with highs just the low 60s. sunday into monday, it looks like we'll be in the upper 60s to mid-have but a chance of showers and maybe some thundershowers, both of those days. and a look into next week, we may get lingering rain as well on tuesday. drying out, warming up a bit midweek. how's the traffic, tom? >>> if
the mountains of west virginia. that's about it today as far as precipitation. monday and tuesday, looking much better. i think we'll see much more sun and that will warm us up as that high pressure system from the north starts to build on in. the main dominant feature over the mid lack over the next several days. for today, a mix of sun and clouds. partly sunny. a bit cooler than yesterday. 50s on average to the low 60s in some of the warmer spots to the south. sustained winds at 10 to 15. a chilly start at the ballpark today. 1:35 first pitch time. nationals and brewers. if you're heading out, might want to bring the sweatshirt and jackets just in case, especially if you're located underneath the roof there, some of the shaded seats. the breeze might bring a bit of a chill in there will from time to time. monday, up to 64 doigs. another chilly start with temperatures in the thirds and 40s. midweek looking very nice. beautiful weather tuesday and wednesday. mid to upper 60s for the high temperatures. then we're back to the 70 doig mark starting thursday into the upcoming weekend. some rain cha
to the south and west over the virginia piedmont. and then out to the eastern shore, 40 as well. and 48 out into the bwi airport right now. let's look at what is happening across the area. a big area of warmth coming across the midwest and that's expanding eastward and that's what we are looking forward to for the next three or four days, so a nice-looking forecast if you enjoy warm temperatures. enjoy the outdoors. satellite radar shot of the east shows some of the high clouds starting to move into the appellation area right now, and even over towards central virginia area, towards the eastern shore. there is a cold front off to the west. that will make its way eastward over the next 12 hours or so and will impact the forecast, not so much as far as rain. and high pressure remains in control, keeping the temperatures on the warm side. the front will work its way towards the mountains and then die out. look at this on future cast. most of the dynamics of the form system will be well to the north and west of us, and that's where the bulk of the rain will be. cannot rule out a spotty look at
that targets video game makers as well. >>> a wildcat related to the lion is on the loose in northern virginia. it's a 20-pound cat that escaped from the leesburg animal park on wednesday. take a look at the picture. it's a medium-sized african wildcat that is similar to the cheetah. it's spotted like you see there, and it's wearing a harness. it was hand raised and not considered a threat to resides, but people are urged not to approach it because it's easy scared and will likely run away. if you see the cat you are asked to call animal control. >>> two rapes, and why one agency waited months to tell people about it. >>> we will talk about whether tiger has a shot at repairing his representation. >>> it's a busy weekend for the easter bunny. why suddenly he is donning scuba gear. >>> monday morning, timeto get rolling with the easter egg roll. don't worry if you did not get tickets, we'll take you there live. and take me to the ball game, and if you don't care about the ga >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "news4 today." i am kimberly suiters. >> we will take a look at the headlines in a
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